Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

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Latest News in Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

  • June 22, 2021

    Pa. Justices Void Waiver, Restore $3.2M Award To Cyclist

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the city of Philadelphia cannot hide behind a liability waiver to avoid a $3.2 million verdict won by a man who was injured when he hit a pothole during a charity bike race.

  • June 21, 2021

    Trump, Feds Escape Most Claims Over Lafayette Square Clash

    A D.C. federal judge on Monday tossed most of the claims in four overlapping lawsuits challenging federal agents' forcible removal of peaceful protesters in Lafayette Square near the White House last June to enable then-President Donald Trump's photo-op at the historic St. John's Episcopal Church.

  • June 21, 2021

    11th Circ. Affirms $3.4M In Royal Caribbean Passenger's Death

    The Eleventh Circuit on Monday upheld a $3.4 million award to the daughter of a man who died of a heart attack while on a Royal Caribbean cruise, finding that Florida's wrongful death statute, which allows for nonpecuniary damages, applies to the case.

  • June 21, 2021

    Insurer Questions Coverage In Hotel Sex Trafficking Suit

    An insurance company has filed a suit in Georgia federal court seeking a declaration that it has no duty to defend the operators of an Atlanta area Red Roof Inn in an underlying lawsuit involving federal sex-trafficking and state racketeering claims.

  • June 21, 2021

    Tenant Can't Sue Apartment Owner Under Ga. Gang Law

    The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday said the owner and operator of an apartment complex can't be held liable for a tenant who was shot and paralyzed at the complex under a state racketeering law aimed at gang activity because individuals cannot seek damages under the statute.

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